6 Marriage Mistakes Women Make

August 11, 2014 Shive Magazine 8

Most of the Internet dating advice available is for the person who has never participated in Internet dating before. Standard dating advice about how to begin Internet dating, what precautions to take when dating online, and how to move relationships from the Internet to the real world are all widely available. However, what about those people who need dating advice because Internet dating is something they enjoy but something just isn’t quite working for them? Thousands upon thousands of people have been using the Internet as a means of dating for years now, and those people need a different type Read More

HOW IMPORTANT IS COMMUNICATION IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP?

July 25, 2013 Shive Magazine 0

Communication is such an important factor in all relationships, business and personal alike, that it should come as no surprise that we need to discuss it here as well. What is communication, after all? It is the two-way interaction that occurs, both verbally and non-verbally. What is said with actions is as important, if not more so, than what is said with words. But here we’re going to focus our attention on the importance of verbal communication and what it will mean for your relationship. Keep in mind that when I talk about how things affect your relationship, I’m mainly Read More

5 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR MARRIAGE EXCITING

June 21, 2013 Shive Magazine 0

The buildup to the wedding is so exciting; making arrangements, laying out a plan for your future lives together. But after the honeymoon ends, life begins. And while you may have the most wonderful marriage, even the most devoted couple is certain to find the married lifestyle to be at times, well let’s say, less than exciting. I mean let’s face it, you love the other person, but spending all day with the same individual makes for a lot of routine activities, that if you are not careful can drag on your relationship and make you both feel unsatisfied with Read More

CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL ADVERTISEMENT

June 21, 2013 Shive Magazine 0

Many small businesses don’t get success they want from advertising due to availability of very little resources. The results are simply flat due to lack of good ideas for improvements. Whether the ads are put in a local newspaper or are printed in the famous periodical or posted on a website, the money invested should gain the desired outcome. There are some common mistakes small businesses and professional service providers do when designing and posting the advertisement, which leads to the failure of the advertisement. Bigger is better is believed in by many. That’s exactly what some of the small Read More

ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT

February 20, 2013 Shive Magazine 0

I have written in this column recently about emotional hygiene, and doing the necessary maintenance on feelings as well as your physical body and household. Health reminders tell us to wash our hands frequently to prevent transmittal of diseases. Did you know you can “wash” your mood, too, and give yourself an attitude adjustment whenever you want to? When I want to have a pleasant time with Richard, I know it’s important to manage my mood and keep myself on an even keel—if anything happens that’s disappointing, annoying, upsetting or stressful, I need to re-balance myself and not let it Read More

4 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”

January 21, 2013 Shive Magazine 37

“How do you know when you’ve met the right one?”   Almost everyone asks this question at some point in their lives; unfortunately, there are not too many who get a concrete answer. But if you’re reading this article, then you’re one of the lucky few. Interestingly, the criteria for choosing a spouse can be reduced to just four key characteristics. If you can find somebody with all four then it’s highly likely that you’ve found your life partner. 1) What is This Person’s Core Values? Before you decide to marry someone, make sure that they are fully committed to Read More

BAD BOYS VS. NICE GUYS: WHICH DO YOU PREFER?

January 21, 2013 Shive Magazine 53

Let us go straight to the point to all these small talks and focus on the question that slices into the very hub of man’s survival. Bad boys or nice guys? This is truly a matter of personality choice. Each has its own crowd of admirers, where every woman is ready to defend their dearly beloved partners. However, the debates seemed to never cease. This is because women never have clear distinction as to what type of mate would they rather prefer. And after a long scurrilous deliberation and poll voting, it seems that the choice between bad boys and Read More

3 SITUATIONS YOU HAVE TO LIE TO YOUR WOMAN

January 21, 2013 Shive Magazine 3

  It’s no surprise that both genders rely on lying to some extent. They just do it differently and sometimes for different reasons. All humans, especially women say they want their partner to be honest. Is this the truth? Can you keep a relationship up and running if you are telling the truth all the time? Imagine that you just have brought your girlfriend at your home, to spend the night together for the first time. You have made a great effort to arrange and clean your home and especially the bedroom. You are proud about this and ask your Read More

4 UNIQUE WAYS TO GET OUT OF THE DOGHOUSE

January 21, 2013 Shive Magazine 0

Dating can be rough, especially if your girlfriend has a hot temper and is prone to kick you out into the “doghouse.”  With these innovative tips, you’ll win back her favor in no time! 1. Hire a Mariachi Band or Local Acapella Group to Serenade Her Unless she truly hates you, this will surely put a smile on her face and have her inviting you back into her comfort zone again. Be sure to pick a humorous or joyful song; go for a sense of fun, not desperation. 2. Pay a Homeless Guy $5 to Hold Up a Sign for Read More

Good Intimacy Makes Better Marriages

November 30, 2012 Shive Magazine 16

By Mernela Anez  www.zuhere.com A wonderful intimacy ensures a good marriage! There are many myths and paradigms on the issue of having good sex between married couples, especially in the age when many of us grew up. It was a taboo for our parents to even talk about sex. There are many statistics on the issue of the number of times couples make love. The tendency is that being married decreases sexual activity and it ends up falling into the routine. This does not mean that if you’re 28 and have sex only once a week there is something wrong with you. Read More

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